The grizzled giant squirrel settles in the valley

Close-up of head of squirrel in tree

For the grizzled giant squirrel high trees are an ideal habitat.

The squirrels have taken up residence in a number of

neighbour’s gardens. From time to time, they are seen at the

Sadayandi Temple.

They are on the ‘near threatened’ list of┬áthe International Union

for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

At the moment our mixed habitats aren’t so suited to it, although

Chris saw one sunning itself on the solar panel, by the pool.